Original records created by Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books
and Special Collections, Princeton University Library; revised and expanded by
the Walt Whitman Archive and the University of
Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries. Encoded Archival Description completed through the assistance of the Gladys
Krieble Delmas Foundation, the University of Nebraska Research Council, and the
Institute for Museum and Library Services.
Title: Walt Whitman Poetry Manuscripts in the Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library
Collection Number: C0140
Creator: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Repository: Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University holds several Whitman manuscripts, including notes, letters, and drafts of poetry and prose. For this electronic finding aid, only items deemed poetry manuscripts have been described at the item level.
Subjects: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892; Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892--Manuscripts; Poets, American--19th century;
Title: General Manuscripts [Misc.]
Folder: Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Whitman Archive ID: pri.00002
Date: ca. 1888
Physical Description: 1 leaf, handwritten
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Six lines of "America," which was published first in 1888.
Four lines of "As I Sit Writing Here," which was published first in 1888.
Draft of "'Going Somewhere,'" which was published first in 1887. Also has instructions to the printer in Whitman's hand.
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Repository Contact Information:
Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544-2098